CVE-2012-5533 Detail

Current Description

The http_request_split_value function in request.c in lighttpd before 1.4.32 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a request with a header containing an empty token, as demonstrated using the "Connection: TE,,Keep-Alive" header.


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Evaluator Impact

Per: http://download.lighttpd.net/lighttpd/security/lighttpd_sa_2012_01.txt " Affected versions ------------------- Only 1.4.31; on the other hand versions before 1.4.31 include the "invalid read" bug."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://download.lighttpd.net/lighttpd/security/lighttpd-1.4.31_fix_connection_header_dos.patch Patch 
http://download.lighttpd.net/lighttpd/security/lighttpd_sa_2012_01.txt Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00051.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141576815022399&w=2
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/118282/Simple-Lighttpd-1.4.31-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/22902 Exploit 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:100
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/21/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56619 Exploit 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027802
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80213
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0345

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5533
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.